Tunnel Project

CCi was appointed by the tunnelling subcontractor as quantum expert and worked alongside the geotechnical expert to give an opinion on the losses incurred as a result of unforeseeable ground conditions. The set of arbitration was in Spain but the case involved a German geotechnical expert, a Spanish main contractor, a Brazilian arbitrator and an English subcontractor with no distinction as to what language the conditions of contract was governed by (Spanish or English). Case management and production of documents in various languages was an interesting challenge.

UK

714MW Offshore Wind Farm

Supply delays relating to some of the turbine jackets were alleged to have resulted in a critical delay to the project.

USA

Power Station

A significant fire damaged large sections of a partially constructed Power Plant. The Insured ultimately completed the project 18 months late and submitted a DSU claim for 18 months.

USA

High-rise Construction

Two separate water intrusion events occurred during the construction of a high-rise residential building in New York City.

UK

Humber Pipeline Tunnel

The construction of a 5km National Grid replacement tunnel 30m below the Humber Estuary supplying a quarter of the UK’s national gas became the largest and longest hydraulically inserted gas pipeline and was the heaviest moving man-made object.